Question posted to Eastleigh 2021 local election candidates
See the detail here: Eastleigh Local Election 2021 - Candidate Questions and Answers
If elected, would you commit to overcoming obstacles and:
- Maintain an option for councillors and residents to attend meetings remotely.
- Working to ensure all council meetings are recorded and made publicly available.
These options are positive for many reasons including:
- Reducing the impact of climate change (travel to meetings)
- Improving work/life balance for councillors (less time spent on travel)
- Reducing virus transmission.
- Making meetings, democracy, and data more accessible to the public.
- Improving education on local politics.
- Creating a historical record of decisions made.